The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SQL Server 2005 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2005 over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005
UK / England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 513 424 257
Rank change year-on-year -89 -167  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2005 403 656 1368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.48% 0.71% 1.31%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.58% 2.38% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 351 584 1245
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,750 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.75% +2.50%  

SQL Server 2005 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 25554 27577 34078
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 30.59% 29.94% 32.70%
Number of salaries quoted 50226 54615 68600
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2005
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SQL Server 2005 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2005 in England

SQL Server 2005
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in England.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2005 in England

SQL Server 2005
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 in England over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2005 in England

SQL Server 2005
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -125 108 £55,000 +4.76% 7
North of England -69 83 £41,500 +2.46% 10
Midlands +17 81 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South East +2 60 £45,000 -4.25% 4
Yorkshire -29 59 £42,500 +10.38% 7
East of England +7 46 £55,000 +48.64% 1
West Midlands +28 42 £45,000 +20.00% 2
East Midlands +24 39 £45,000 +8.43%
South West +6 24 £34,000 -10.52% 3
North West -66 23 £35,000 -17.64% 3
North East +9 1 £42,500 +4.93%
SQL Server 2005
UK

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2005 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for SQL Server 2005.

1 816 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 575 (70.47%) SQL
3 508 (62.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 499 (61.15%) Microsoft
5 375 (45.96%) Windows
6 338 (41.42%) .NET
7 302 (37.01%) C#
8 266 (32.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 260 (31.86%) Windows Server
10 231 (28.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 230 (28.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 228 (27.94%) ASP.NET
13 205 (25.12%) T-SQL
14 189 (23.16%) MVC
15 179 (21.94%) Active Directory
16 168 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
17 165 (20.22%) Windows Server 2008
18 162 (19.85%) HTML
19 158 (19.36%) SQL Server 2014
20 155 (19.00%) Business Intelligence
21 141 (17.28%) CSS
22 137 (16.79%) Web Services
23 135 (16.54%) Visual Studio
23 135 (16.54%) MS Exchange
23 135 (16.54%) VMware
24 132 (16.18%) Degree
25 131 (16.05%) .NET Framework
26 130 (15.93%) Finance
27 129 (15.81%) JavaScript
28 127 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003

SQL Server 2005
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 135 (16.54%) MS Exchange
2 118 (14.46%) IIS
3 110 (13.48%) SharePoint
4 103 (12.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 35 (4.29%) CMS
6 31 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (2.57%) Umbraco
8 19 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (1.72%) SAS
11 13 (1.59%) Apache
11 13 (1.59%) Tomcat
12 12 (1.47%) EPiServer
13 11 (1.35%) Skype for Business
14 10 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
15 9 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
16 8 (0.98%) WebSphere
17 7 (0.86%) Mule
17 7 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 60 (7.35%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (4.29%) MS Visio
3 33 (4.04%) Microsoft Excel
4 20 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (2.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 25 (3.06%) Dynamics AX
2 18 (2.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 11 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.49%) Magento
6 4 (0.49%) SAP BPC
7 3 (0.37%) Misys Opics
7 3 (0.37%) Softmar
8 2 (0.25%) Infor CRM
9 1 (0.12%) Cognos Controller
9 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 75 (9.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (3.92%) Office 365
3 15 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.98%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.86%) Asana
5 7 (0.86%) SaaS
6 6 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.49%) PaaS
8 3 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.37%) IaaS
9 1 (0.12%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.12%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 84 (10.29%) SAN
2 68 (8.33%) Firewall
3 63 (7.72%) WAN
4 62 (7.60%) DNS
5 60 (7.35%) VPN
6 54 (6.62%) LAN
7 53 (6.50%) DHCP
8 47 (5.76%) TCP/IP
9 37 (4.53%) Internet
10 26 (3.19%) VoIP
11 24 (2.94%) WebEx
12 22 (2.70%) VLAN
13 18 (2.21%) DMZ
13 18 (2.21%) NAS
14 16 (1.96%) Wireless
15 15 (1.84%) Remote Desktop
16 13 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (1.59%) Intranet
16 13 (1.59%) LDAP
17 12 (1.47%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 816 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 508 (62.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 266 (32.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 231 (28.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 230 (28.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 158 (19.36%) SQL Server 2014
7 106 (12.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 85 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
9 68 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
10 62 (7.60%) MySQL
11 52 (6.37%) Relational Database
12 45 (5.51%) SQL Server 2016
13 37 (4.53%) NoSQL
14 34 (4.17%) RDBMS
15 32 (3.92%) Power BI
16 24 (2.94%) OLAP
17 23 (2.82%) Crystal Reports
17 23 (2.82%) Oracle Database
18 20 (2.45%) MongoDB
19 16 (1.96%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 135 (16.54%) Visual Studio
2 86 (10.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (2.82%) NUnit
4 18 (2.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 15 (1.84%) JIRA
6 11 (1.35%) SpecFlow
7 8 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 7 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (0.86%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.74%) Subversion
10 4 (0.49%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.49%) QUnit
10 4 (0.49%) Selenium
10 4 (0.49%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.37%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.37%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.37%) NuGet
12 2 (0.25%) Mercurial
12 2 (0.25%) MSTest
General
1 130 (15.93%) Finance
2 43 (5.27%) Manufacturing
3 32 (3.92%) Marketing
4 31 (3.80%) Law
5 20 (2.45%) Advertising
5 20 (2.45%) Back Office
6 19 (2.33%) Legal
7 18 (2.21%) Banking
8 14 (1.72%) Retail
9 11 (1.35%) Electronics
9 11 (1.35%) Telecoms
10 8 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (0.61%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.37%) Front Office
14 2 (0.25%) Publishing
15 1 (0.12%) Billing
15 1 (0.12%) Games
15 1 (0.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 362 (44.36%) Developer
2 154 (18.87%) .NET Developer
3 138 (16.91%) DBA
4 126 (15.44%) SQL DBA
5 113 (13.85%) C# Developer
6 111 (13.60%) SQL Developer
7 97 (11.89%) Analyst
8 82 (10.05%) C# .NET Developer
9 65 (7.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 59 (7.23%) Senior Developer
11 53 (6.50%) Administrator
12 52 (6.37%) Support Analyst
13 51 (6.25%) Support Engineer
14 48 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
15 46 (5.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 46 (5.64%) SQL Server DBA
15 46 (5.64%) Windows Engineer
16 41 (5.02%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 38 (4.66%) Software Developer
18 36 (4.41%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 338 (41.42%) .NET
2 228 (27.94%) ASP.NET
3 162 (19.85%) HTML
4 141 (17.28%) CSS
5 137 (16.79%) Web Services
6 131 (16.05%) .NET Framework
7 121 (14.83%) WCF
8 118 (14.46%) ASP.NET MVC
9 81 (9.93%) XML
10 80 (9.80%) ASP.NET Web API
11 77 (9.44%) jQuery
12 75 (9.19%) Entity Framework
13 57 (6.99%) AngularJS
14 49 (6.00%) HTML5
15 43 (5.27%) WinForms
16 39 (4.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 38 (4.66%) Ajax
18 36 (4.41%) NHibernate
19 29 (3.55%) SOAP
20 28 (3.43%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.95%) Replication
2 72 (8.82%) Clustering
3 57 (6.99%) Computer Science
4 39 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (3.55%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.57%) Data Centre
7 20 (2.45%) Data Protection Act
8 16 (1.96%) N-Tier
9 14 (1.72%) Driving Licence
9 14 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (1.23%) HP Storage
11 9 (1.10%) New Media
12 8 (0.98%) W3C
13 7 (0.86%) Life Science
14 5 (0.61%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.61%) SWIFT
14 5 (0.61%) Virtual Team
15 4 (0.49%) iPad
15 4 (0.49%) iPhone
15 4 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 375 (45.96%) Windows
2 260 (31.86%) Windows Server
3 165 (20.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 127 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 121 (14.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 55 (6.74%) Linux
7 47 (5.76%) Windows XP
8 46 (5.64%) Windows 7
9 21 (2.57%) Windows 8
10 18 (2.21%) Windows 10
11 17 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
12 16 (1.96%) Unix
13 12 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.49%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.37%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.25%) Android
16 2 (0.25%) CentOS
16 2 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.25%) Solaris
16 2 (0.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (23.16%) MVC
2 168 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (19.00%) Business Intelligence
4 120 (14.71%) Performance Tuning
5 110 (13.48%) ITIL
6 105 (12.87%) High Availability
7 78 (9.56%) ETL
8 74 (9.07%) Disaster Recovery
9 55 (6.74%) Web Development
10 54 (6.62%) Project Management
11 52 (6.37%) Migration
12 49 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
13 46 (5.64%) TDD
14 44 (5.39%) Mentoring
15 42 (5.15%) OO
16 41 (5.02%) Change Management
17 40 (4.90%) Scrum
18 38 (4.66%) Data Protection
19 36 (4.41%) Service Management
19 36 (4.41%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 575 (70.47%) SQL
2 302 (37.01%) C#
3 205 (25.12%) T-SQL
4 129 (15.81%) JavaScript
5 72 (8.82%) PowerShell
6 58 (7.11%) VB.NET
7 38 (4.66%) Java
8 29 (3.55%) VBScript
9 23 (2.82%) VB
10 18 (2.21%) C++
11 10 (1.23%) Perl
11 10 (1.23%) VB6
11 10 (1.23%) VBA
12 9 (1.10%) C
13 8 (0.98%) PHP
14 7 (0.86%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.74%) R
16 4 (0.49%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.49%) TypeScript
17 3 (0.37%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 132 (16.18%) Degree
2 117 (14.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 63 (7.72%) MCSE
4 59 (7.23%) MCITP
5 49 (6.00%) Security Cleared
6 39 (4.78%) SC Cleared
7 34 (4.17%) MCSA
8 28 (3.43%) MCTS
9 27 (3.31%) MCP
10 24 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
11 19 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (1.59%) GNVQ
12 13 (1.59%) HND
13 12 (1.47%) CCNA
14 4 (0.49%) SAP Certification
15 3 (0.37%) MCDBA
16 1 (0.12%) CCNP
16 1 (0.12%) CISSP
16 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.62%) SLA
2 16 (1.96%) PCI DSS
3 14 (1.72%) ISO 9001
4 13 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 12 (1.47%) GDPR
6 11 (1.35%) QA
7 7 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.49%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.37%) PMO
10 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 179 (21.94%) Active Directory
2 93 (11.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (9.07%) Hyper-V
4 48 (5.88%) vSphere
5 39 (4.78%) XenApp
6 34 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (1.84%) VMware Workstation
8 14 (1.72%) KVM
8 14 (1.72%) XenServer
9 13 (1.59%) Terminal Services
10 9 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 4 (0.49%) MetaFrame
13 3 (0.37%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.37%) Docker
14 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
15 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 37 (4.53%) SCCM
2 28 (3.43%) SCOM
3 23 (2.82%) SCSM
4 21 (2.57%) Perfmon
5 20 (2.45%) DameWare
5 20 (2.45%) Microsoft Clustering
6 18 (2.21%) WSUS
7 15 (1.84%) Failover Clustering
7 15 (1.84%) Norton AntiVirus
8 14 (1.72%) Backup Exec
9 12 (1.47%) ZABBIX
10 10 (1.23%) vCenter Server
11 9 (1.10%) Control-M
12 8 (0.98%) Opsview
12 8 (0.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 6 (0.74%) XenMobile
14 5 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
15 4 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
15 4 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
16 3 (0.37%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 499 (61.15%) Microsoft
2 135 (16.54%) VMware
3 70 (8.58%) Oracle
4 55 (6.74%) Citrix
4 55 (6.74%) NetApp
5 54 (6.62%) Cisco
6 38 (4.66%) HP
7 33 (4.04%) IBM
8 31 (3.80%) SonicWALL
9 30 (3.68%) SAP
10 27 (3.31%) Cognos
11 25 (3.06%) McAfee
12 21 (2.57%) Symantec
13 13 (1.59%) Dell Compellent
13 13 (1.59%) EMC
14 12 (1.47%) CheckPoint
14 12 (1.47%) F5
14 12 (1.47%) Veeam
15 10 (1.23%) arcserve
15 10 (1.23%) CA
Witney, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum Exceptional benefits and company cul
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + fantastic benefits
Posted: 56 minutes ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Radstock, Avon
Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dagenham, Essex
Wainwright Shaw
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ely, Cambridgeshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Unspecified Very competitive + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 basic + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ZenTech Talent
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
bet365
Salary: Competitive base salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £51,220 - 76,830 per year + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago